pro·​mo ˈprō-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce promo (audio)
plural promos
often attributive
: a promotional announcement, blurb, or appearance

Examples of promo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s no promo code required to find these cheap flights, and they can be booked directly through Breeze’s website or app. Stella Shon, Travel + Leisure, 28 May 2024 Burger King to launch $5 meal ahead of similar promo from rival McDonald's Accessing your home equity? CBS News, 25 May 2024 The promo is part of a larger marketing effort by Comcast and NBC, which have committed to pay $7.75 billion for U.S. broadcast rights for the Olympics between 2021 and 2032. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 4 May 2024 The $5 deal comes one week after rival McDonald's announced its own $5 promo. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 24 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for promo 

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Word History


short for promotional

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of promo was in 1946

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“Promo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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